Colossians 3:20

“Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well pleasing vnto the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in the Lord.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Children, do the orders of your fathers and mothers in all things, for this is pleasing to the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in [the] Lord.
- Darby Bible

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.
- Webster's Bible

Children be obedient to your parents in everything; for that is right for Christians.
- Weymouth Bible

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this pleases the Lord.
- World English Bible

Sones, obeie ye to youre fadir and modir bi alle thingis; for this is wel plesinge in the Lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

the children! obey the parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Colossians 3:20


Col 3:20 Children, obey [your] parents. See PNT "Eph 6:1".

Discussion for Colossians 3

  • Brenton hannah
    I love the bible
  • Ben Weaver
    Frequently misinterpreted verse! The Greek grammar was "present tense and ongoing" which also fits with the context. Whenever Christ, who is our life, is manifest (made to appear)- in our affection, (see vs. 2) then we also, with Him will be manifested, in His state of glory. All of ch.2 is contrasting Jesus against and over our own religious efforts. V. 4 need not be withdrawn from the context.
  • Julius mureithi
    the meek n humble will n shall inherit the universe. Say bless
  • John marrero
    We the children of God should dress ourselvs with all the wonderfull things that God stands for.
  • MockingBird
    First , I see that I have to put this on : So I must not have it on yet : I am already an elect of God : Therefore I have Holy Spirit within : To allow Holy Spirit within to do as He pleases , I must be ,Holy , which I am and Beloved and , I am beloved of my Father : Because of His mercy toward me I should be able to show mercy also , to be kind, and to have a humble mind , Meekness , an awareness of the presence of God and longsuffering toward my Brothers and sisters. Sometimes this is difficult : But God will not have me do anything that He has not done Himself : I am to be Christ like : this is a continual submitting to Holy Spirit in me.
  • Mena ama
    if we are able to put on these things with the help of God, then we will be like him and will be worthy partakers of his kingdom. may God help us through our journey in this world, so that we reach our destination safely. God bless us all.

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